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Speaking of Texas: Monroe Dunaway Anderson

Travelers passing through the thousand-acre Texas Medical Center in Houston sometimes wonder if they’ve entered a strange alternate universe. People…

Speaking of Texas: Bottleneck Wizard

By Gene FowlerWhen folklorist Alan Lomax chose music for the Voyager Golden Record, a recording placed aboard NASA’s unmanned Voyager…

35 Things We Love About Texas - Griff Smith

35 Things Photo Editor Griff Smith Loves About Texas.

Speaking of Texas: Buddy Holly Remembered

Fifty years have passed since that snowy night in Iowa on February 3, 1959, when a plane crash took the…

Great Texas Birding Classic: Birding's Super Bowl

“It’s a logistical challenge. You’ve got to figure out a maximum number of species and habitats, and the shortest route…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

When it comes to goin’ cowboy—whether fauxpoke or genuine article—much of the mystique is all about the hat.

Guitar Heroes: Lone Start luthiers bring joy to the world

You could argue that without the guitar, fiddle, banjo, or their many stringed cousins, Texas would have been an awfully…

Museum Masterpieces: Must-see picks

By Marty LangeThe idea for this story sprang from an abbreviated stop I made at the National Gallery of Art…

TH Moment with Jerry Jeff Walker

Of all the vaunted singer-songwriters who serenaded the Lone Star State with a rock-tinged country-and-folk sound when Austin was putting…

TH Moment with Lee Daniel

Cinematographer Lee Daniel initially earned his chops collaborating with filmmaker and fellow Austin resident Richard Linklater, first on Slacker (1991),…

A Saddle Story

For lifelong cowgirl and trailblazer Connie Douglas Reeves, living life to the fullest meant you had to “saddle your own…

Speaking of Texas: Digging Texas

By: Gene Fowler The rich history of our great state has been preserved for the education and enjoyment of generations…
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